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Movie review: 'Hercules'

Movie review: 'Hercules'

It was a bra-less age, when men wore skirts of leather, planted their feet and commenced to speechifying. About heroic deeds, which they made up, or at least exaggerated in Greek. This is the world of "Hercules," a B-movie with a hint of "300-Lite" about it. Directed by Brett "I almost ended the X-Men" Ratner and starring Dwayne "Why didn't they cast me in this 10 years ago?" Johnson, it's a brief, violent and narrowly-focused tale of a Hercules utterly removed from myth. This is Hercules as hired warrior, Herc the Merc, an incredible Greek hulk whose "half-man, half-god" story is declaimed, loudly, to one and all by his brash...

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